Well, we know how to time our visit – on the same day as the worst flood in Lucerne in 30 years! It seems to have been raining in Switzerland for several days. It was certainly pouring with rain when we arrived in Zurich on Sunday afternnoon. It continued to pour for most of Monday, … [Read More »]
Archives for August 2005
Sorry for the lack of updates. It is really hard to find time to sit in an internet cafe when there is so much to see and do! This is our last day in Germany. In the past week we have visited Berlin, Hamburg, Eisenach and I am writing this in Munich. Today we catch … [Read More »]
On Wednesday afternoon we headed for Poznan for two nights. My reason for choosing to stay here (in spite of all the Poles telling us not to go there ‘because there is nothing there’) is because it is the base for the organisation Discovering Roots (http://www.discovering-roots.pl/welcome.htm). I had booked a guide from this organisation to … [Read More »]
Will update as soon as possible!
One can’t really come to this part of the world without visiting Auschwitz Birkenau, the location of one of the most infamous of the Nazi death camps. On Sunday we caught the 9am bus – its a journey of about 60km, an hour and a half. Entry to the museum is free, but we decided … [Read More »]